ARMS FELL OFF, MISSING ONE HAND. DOLL NEEDS TO BE MOUNTED TO BASE. ALL PIECES ARE THERE AND CAN BE PUT TOGETHER. MISSING IS THE HAND WITH FINGERS.
Figure depicting adult black person. Is of poured wax with highly characterized features, tiny glass bead eyes, sculpted hair, body posed in unique manner, attached to original wooden base. Doll is wearing imaginative cotton costume that is lightly wax-dipped to hold its position, and accessories appropriate to the doll are included. Condition: generally excellent, YOU NEED TO PUT TOGETHER, finger tips & ONE HAND missing.See photos and ask questions. Marks: Harriet_s 318 Royal Street New Orleans, La. Comments: the wax miniature portrait doll was made by the Vargas family of New Orleans in the early 20 th century. Value Points: superb detail of artistry on the rarely found American figures. The item "1920s ANTIQUE NEW ORLEANS VARGAS WAX BLACK DOLL" is in sale since Thursday, April 20, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Black Americana\Other Black Americana". The seller is "gengus6" and is located in Saint James, New York. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Russian federation, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia.